Jon Dillon

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    KNON's Don O. Knows The Dallas Blues

    Don O. has been spinning blues records on KNON since 1983, literally about a month after they went on the air. See, he was a listener of the pre-KNON station at that frequency, KCHU, from '75 until they were switched off in '77. Heartbroken at the station's demise and subsequent absence of blues on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Finally, Freddie King's in Rock Hall of Fame

    98kzew.comKing at KZEW's Armadillo Festival at Fair Park on April 27, 1975‚ÄčI hear jingle bells: Freddie King's in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Per this morning's heads-up from Cleveland, the Gilmer-born guitarist, singer and songwriter is this year's entry in the Early Influence category; damn ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Our Radio Heads Are Waxing Nostalgic

    The staff of the Zoo, as seen on Liles' bedroom wall poster.I was twelve years old and up way past my bedtime. The headphones were on and I was hiding underneath the blankets. The stereo was tuned to a Dallas radio station called "The Zoo". A DJ named JD was playing a track from The Beatles' W ... More >>

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    I Wanna Rock!

    How did The Bone shock the Dallas radio world? With market research, double entendres and hair bands.

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Blues for Freddie

    The family of a Dallas guitar legend fights to protect his legacy